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Robert Scott of the Economic Policy Institute discusses the scope of the global recession and the impact that the Obams stimulus plan may have.
Keywords: economy; recession; stimulus
|coffeehouse_Stewart_Schwartz_135 - Mark Cohen|
Stewart Schwartz of the Coalition for Smarter Growth on a transportation infrastructure stimulus package for the Obama Administration.
Keywords: stimulus; transportation; highways; ICC
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Opening billboard for The Coffee House #136, featuring Devon Chaffee of Human Rights First about the "Torture Report"; 9/11 Commission and former associate attorney general Dan Marcus on needed changes at the US Justice Department; Steelworkers union's Roxanne Brown on the upcoming "Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference" in Washington, DC; poet Greta Ehrig; a book review by Reuben Jackson; and music by Curtis Blues, the one-man blues band.
Keywords: torture; justice; Bush; Obama; stimulus; poetry; music
|coffeehouse_135_obb - Mark Cohen|
On the December 2008 episode of THE COFFEE HOUSE: McClatchy's David Lightman on the financial plan to rescue the auto industry. Stewart Schwartz of the Coalition for Smarter Growth on whether the stimulus package will save faltering highway construction plans. Benjamin Civiletti, chair of the Maryland Commission studying the death penalty presents his Commission's recommendations. A preview of artist Anna Huong's "Peace Mural"...
Keywords: economy; rescue; bail-out; stimulus; highway construction; capital punishment; death penalty; dance; ballroom; Glen Echo; peace; mural; poetry; music